Flashback to Yesteryear


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Apartheid benches outside the High Court in Cape Town’s Queen Victoria Street serve as a chilling reminder of a bygone era in South Africa’s history.

From 1950 to 1991 every South African was classified according to race and granted or denied citizenship rights on a sliding scale from ‘White’ (full rights) to ‘Bantu’ (fewest).

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6 thoughts on “Flashback to Yesteryear

  1. Confused me dreadfully when I arrived in South Africa – for years I kept reading Nie Blankies as Whites Only instead of non-whites ! I often got funny looks on the train 🙂

    Not looking good over there at the moment with the student riots!

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